Comic book children's story about the introduction of colored flowers into a town that has never seen color. Designed to stimulate students' imagination as they explore the economic problem of scarce resources, various methods of allocation, and how societies react to alleviate such problems. A teacher's guide, The Road To Roota, is also available. (Revised in 2007).
written by Debra Carpenter-Beck adapted by Stephen Devaux illustrated by Carrie Hartman